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Jeffrey Rousseau, Staff Writer

Jeffrey Rousseau joined in March 2021. Based in Florida, he was a freelancer writer whose work focused on the intersectionality of games and media across multiple publications. He likes to learn about things and how people are finding solutions to problems, both big and small. When not playing games he likes to read, listen to podcasts, stay informed, or all the above at once.

Recent articles by Jeffrey Rousseau

Twitch and Facebook see an increase of 4% for Q2

Grand Theft Auto was most watched game at 167m hours followed by League of Legends with 143m hours watched

By Jeffrey Rousseau

BAFTA announces winners of 2021 Young Game Designers competition

Award recipients will also be able to further develop their games via workshops and mentorship

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Roblox pens deal to feature Sony music artists

Partnership intended "to further unlock commercial opportunities at the intersection of music and gaming"

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Konami cancels contract with FC Barcelona player

Publisher cuts ties with Antoine Griezmann over video over mocking staff at a Japanese hotel

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Ubisoft pivoting Assassin's Creed to live service approach

Upcoming Assassin's Creed Infinity to be developed by Ubisoft Montreal and Ubisoft Quebec in "a more integrated and collaborative manner"

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Minecraft implements age restrictions in South Korea

Newly enforced requirement to log in with an Xbox Live account limits player base to those 19 and up

By Jeffrey Rousseau

BioWare names Gary McKay studio general manager

Industry veteran to oversee Mass Effect and Dragon Age developer

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Hungri Games raises $1.1m for core mobile games

Istanbul-based developer also plans to open new UK studio

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Electric Gamebox raises $11m in Series A funding

Investment to expand immersive gaming platform to over 1,000 retail locations by 2026

By Jeffrey Rousseau

BAFTA Breakthrough Brits applications open

Academy is now accepting 2021 entries for creative talent in film, games, and television in the UK and USA

Mobile gaming industry to be worth $272bn by 2030 - GlobalData

Analyst firm attributes growth to streaming, cloud gaming, technical parity to consoles, and more

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Piepacker raises $3m in seed funding round

Investment to support the browser-based social retro gaming platform

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Coffee Talk studio launches fund for Southeast Asian developers

Toge Game Fund Initiative to provide financial support, mentorship, consultation, and project management

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Prince of Persia remake now scheduled for 2022

Ubisoft has a new release window for its previously delayed game from Ubisoft Pune and Ubisoft Mumbai

By Jeffrey Rousseau

75% of mobile gaming pandemic boost will persist - Report

IDC and LoopMe survey results find most players expecting to play the same or more after the pandemic

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Microids opens Lyon studio

New office expansion to focus on the development of adventure games

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Veloxia raises $3m

Space Colony: Idle developer will use the investment to develop more idle games for mobile devices

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Facebook acquires Unit 2 Games

Crayta developer to expand content creator categories for social network gaming division

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Pearl Abyss opens new studios in Europe and North America

Black Desert Online creator announces office expansions to support Western audiences

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Parent watchdog group warning about Roblox

ParentsTogether claims game is a threat to children due to "casino-level spending"

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Ken and Roberta Williams making first game together in over 20 years

Founders of Sierra On-Line working on single-player project The Secret with 3D artist Marcus Maximus Mera

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Quicksave Interactive raises $1.5m in funding round

Rambo: Last Click developer will use the investment to further HTML5-based social game ambitions

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Sony delays God of War sequel

Company says decision is to ensure quality of the game and maintain well-being of the team

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Skillz acquires Aarki

Mobile esports firm spends $150 million to create "first integrated integrated esports advertising platform"

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Valorant coming to mobile

PC version of Riot's free-to-play shooter already has 14 million active players

By Jeffrey Rousseau

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